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DuBois n the Hood: Power Tour in Pennsylvania

August 27th, 2015

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Recorded in the Great Room at the DuBois, PA, Holiday Inn Express, this week's episode focuses on the incredible family atmosphere of our recent Power Tour stop in Pennsylvania. Rob and Jay discuss shopping at VGX, and the special collection of world record holders who helped make our weekend incredibly special. Then, over the final half of the show, the guys discuss their favourite types of video game merchandise, thoughts for new products and how products marketed to game fans have changed in recent years. Plus, Rob describes his slow mutation into a hawkman, and Arnold Schwarzenegger tries to take a trip across the American border via Glenn's vocal cords. *Find out how to get an extended version of this episode and others at patreon.com/gamercast!*

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Beyond the Wheel: Driving Games

August 20th, 2015

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The guys take a break from a grueling road trip schedule promoting "Nintendo Quest" to talk about a subject that's very close to their hearts recently: driving. Specifically, driving games: what defines them, and is the definition limited to racing games? Is stealing a car in "Grand Theft Auto" a critical game mechanic, or just a method of getting across a huge map? How do games as different as "Gran Turismo" and "Mario Kart" honour time-tested racing mechanics? Plus, Jay has an emotional moment with Mark Hamill, and Rob insists that it's okay to love it. *For an extended cut of this episode and others, support GamerCast at patreon.com/gamercast!*

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Reviews on the Road from the Buckeye State

August 13th, 2015

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The Nintendo Quest Power Tour continues as the guys record an episode on the road in Columbus, Ohio! Glenn leads Jay and Rob in a discussion about game reviews, their impact on the industry and those who work within it, and the value of a letter or number score. Then, Rob kicks off a recap of a truly amazing weekend in the Buckeye State, featuring a return trip to Warp Zone - Video Games & Beyond and a screening at the Gateway Film Center. Plus, Jay makes the argument for working with the Empire, and Glenn hits on the Baroness.

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Remember the Alamo: Nintendo Quest in the Lone Star State

August 5th, 2015

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The guys have returned from an epic Texas road trip, and in spite of their best efforts, they just couldn't resist sharing the details with you! What was it like on the show floor at Classic Game Fest in Austin, with the likes of Patrick Scott Patterson, Todd Rogers, Ben Gold and Howard Scott Warshaw? How did the guys feel about the sold-out screening at a Houston-area Alamo Drafthouse? Find out all about Jay and Rob's reactions to an unforgettable weekend, and hear how Glenn handled his first "Nintendo Quest" road trip! Plus, Rob goes wiseguy with his icebreaker, and Jay snacks on some birthday treats.

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